Sally L. (Allen) Pietrolungo(1952-2013)

Sally L. (Allen) Pietrolungo, formerly of Kirtland, passed away Oct. 3, 2013, at home in Portland, Texas. She was 61 years of age.
Born March 12, 1952, in Cleveland, Sally was a 1970 graduate from Kirtland High School where she was a band member and cheerleader.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, stationed on the island of Guam as a meteorologist, where she met and married her husband of 33 years, Paul Pietrolungo. Paul was the love of her live. The two made a life in Portland, Texas, where she enjoyed gardening, friends and her beloved dogs.
Survivors include her mother, Carolyn Allen; sisters, Molly Wakeham, Jane (Mike) Ziegler and Barb (Jack) Morris; brother, Max (Mary Jo) Allen; mother-in-law, Trudy Pietrolungo; and many brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Paul A. Allen; brother, Carl Allen; nephew, Patrick Ziegler; and father-in-law, Orlando Pietrolungo.
Private burial is pending.
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Published in www.News-Herald.com on Oct. 8, 2013